A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 78 km SW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (48 miles) on Monday. Exact location, longitude -179.2115° West, latitude -21.1699° South, depth = 618.77 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10007tj8. Unique identifier: us10007tj8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 05:04:05 / 5:04 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 618.77 km (384 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/01/17 / 2017-01-16 17:04:05 / January 16, 2017 @ 5:04 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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